Film and TV

Action! Shoot Colorado wants to help set the scene for filmmakers

Can't you just picture this restaurant as a stop in some epic road-trip movie? Or maybe as the site of an awkwardly tense lunch scene in a Coen brothers film? A new website called Shoot Colorado is cataloging the state's quirky attractions, sweeping vistas and abandoned ghost towns so that filmmakers can easily browse potential filming locations.

Thanks to Colorado's new film incentives, which provide a 20 percent cash rebate to moviemakers who film here, there could be many more in the market.

Read more about Shoot Colorado in this Latest Word post.

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